Youth Workforce Services

Y Achievers provides education and workforce services for Phoenix youth and young adults ages 14 through 24. Y Achievers exists to create a “level playing field” for our youth where they can increase their academic and career opportunities to develop into successful and contributing members of their community.

This is accomplished through:

  • One-on-one case management
  • Alternative secondary school opportunities
  • Free GED tutoring
  • Post-Secondary educational/vocational opportunities
  • Job Development
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences
  • Leadership development activities
  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurial skills training

We work one-on-one with participants to develop personal relationships that foster a supportive environment that allows the young adults to learn, grow and achieve their full potential.

The YMCA Y Achievers program is a proud partner of Arizona@Work and the City of Phoenix and is funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

For more information please email Tracee Spire at tspire@vosymca.org

Adult Job Seekers

YMCA provides basic employment services to adult job seekers. Some of the ways we can help you find the right job may include:

  • Resume building and assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Interviewing assistance
  • Basic supportive services

For more information please email Jennifer Bennett at jennifer.bennett@vosymca.org